The IHSA Board of Directors on Wednesday defied Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health, giving IHSA member schools the OK to send their basketball teams on the court beginning in November.
IHSA defies Gov. Pritzker's order, will plan on having a high school basketball season this winter
The IHSA Board of Directors on Wednesday opted to go against recommendations of Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health and will start the 2020-21 hoops campaign in November.
The IHSA Board of Directors on Wednesday is expected to release its plan for the 2020-21 winter sports season, though Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Tuesday announcement about sports my change the final decision.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker preempted Wednesday's IHSA Board of Directors meeting that will address the 2020-21 winter sports season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Preps coordinator Colin Likas checked in with six athletes who are in line to be area stars should the 2020-21 boys' hoops season take place. His fourth interview is with Danville's Nate Hoskins.
Our annual Faces of the Winter photo shoot took place outside The News-Gazette on Sunday, 177 high schoolers visiting in masks and uniforms for an event hosted by preps editor Colin Likas and photo editor Robin Scholz.
The IHSA Board of Directors on Monday also approved club sports-related rules that will allow for some flexibility in multiple ventures.
Champaign Central graduate, who earned Division III First Team All-American honors last season while helping North Central College football to a national championship, eagerly anticipating his return to the football field
Preps coordinator Colin Likas checked in with six athletes who are in line to be area stars should the 2020-21 boys' hoops season take place. His third interview is with Danville's Tevin Smith.
The News-Gazette on Sunday will conduct its annual Faces of Winter photo shoot — and the pictures will run regardless of what happens to those sports' seasons.
Preps coordinator Colin Likas checked in with six athletes who are in line to be area stars should the 2020-21 boys' hoops season take place. His second interview is with Urbana's Jermale Young.
Craig Anderson believes the IHSA could safely operate boys' and girls' basketball games this winter — if given an OK by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Preps coordinator Colin Likas checked in with six athletes who are in line to be area stars should the 2020-21 boys' hoops season take place, starting with Centennial's Khailieo Terry.
Sunday brought the debut of a multi-week feature in which Colin Likas highlights one local boys' basketball player to watch during the 2020-21 season.
The 2018 Fisher graduate planned to attend the University of Illinois as a student, but now he'll be a walk-on defensive back on the Illini football team
IHSA officials recently rescinded a rule that limited basketball teams to two games per week, but that doesn't mean a reversal of fortune for holiday tournaments.
This year's high school basketball regular-season means more than ever, with uncertainty surrounding the campaign because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Preps coordinator Colin Likas breaks down six local contests worth catching.
Will there be a high school hardwood campaign in 2020-21? And what form will it take? Athletes, coaches and ADs have those same questions.
IHSA representatives on Monday released a document indicating guidelines for and addressing questions about the organization's new fall contact days.
Danville boys' basketball coach Durrell Robinson told The News-Gazette that he and the rest of the Shot Clock Warriors are taking their plea to the national level.
IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson indicated last month postseason events may take on more of a regionalized approach. If they happen at all.
Defending News-Gazette All-Area football Player of the Year admits to being frustrated but continues chasing prep, college dreams.
'It’s going to be important for coaches to share those days and get those kids something to do but we’re not wearing them out,' Unity athletic director and football coach Scott Hamilton said.